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A trajetória da algrano até agora...

2015
Janeiro

O projeto é selecionado para o programa Startup Brasil. A equipe também da boas vindas para Fabio: quem desenvolveu toda a plataforma a partir do zero.

Junho

A algrano é lançada no “World of Coffee” em Gotemburgo, na Suécia. A plataforma ganha o Prêmio de Inovação Tecnológica e TI da “Specialty Coffee Association of Europe”.

December

The founders move back to Switzerland after a year being close to producers in the Brazilian coffee fields.

June

Traded volumes increase, a second employee joins the team to support in managing logistics and back office tasks.

2016
December

Algrano launches a semi-automatized logistic back-end to increase efficiency in contract execution and on its buyers’ end.

June

FairTrade joins forces with algrano to build a new way of trading coffee. Algrano launches the first fully transparent and customizable supply chain for roasters. Additionally, algrano hires the first sales manager to increase expansion speed.

2017
May

Algrano attracts the interest of several private investors and raises more than 2 million CHF to finance its expansion strategy and moves its office from Zug to Zürich.

2018
January

Algrano becomes a team of 13 employees including experts in software development, design, marketing and sales, coffee quality and logistics.

2019
April

Algrano has signed up 527 European roasters, 563 producers and 74 cooperatives

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Conheça a equipe

Christian Burri

Produto e Marketing

Christian tem experiência em meios digitais e física. Com essas habilidades combinadas, ele planeja e gerencia o desenvolvimento da plataforma on-line da algrano e nossas atividades de marketing e comunicação. Antes da algrano, Christian trabalhou para uma empresa suíça de consultoria sediada em Santiago, Chile.

Best coffee? Directly on the field, together with the producers.

Gilles Brunner

Recursos e Parcerias

Gilles estudou Relações Internacionais antes de se mudar para o mundo do café trabalhando para um comerciante de café, que tinha sua base na Suíça e no Brasil. Na algrano, Gilles é responsável pelos recursos e pelo desenvolvimento de parcerias. Ele é o principal contato entre produtores e exportadores.

Best coffee? TBD

Raphael Studer

Finanças e Vendas

Raphael é Phd em Economia e tem vasta experiência em desenvolvimento de negócios. Na algrano, Raphael gerencia as finanças e é o principal contato com as torrefadoras. Antes da algrano, Raphael trabalhou para uma empresa de comércio de energia em Berna, Suíça.

Best coffee? A sweet Aeropress in front of the surfvan shared with my family, overlooking the ocean

Veronika Kečkéšová

Quality manager

Professional barista with a background in English language studies, Veronika makes sure that the green beans find their way to the right shelf, right file and the right person.

Best coffee? Filter, whatever place or setting. I enjoy it the most when there is no reason to rush.

Patrick Switzer

Marketing

A Canadian World Champion downhill skateboard racer, professional barista and NŸCHA Kombucha Co-Founder/Brewer. At algrano, Patrick empowers coffee growers and roasters through collaboration, events and trips.

Best coffee? A natural filter with hints of fermenty-funk!

Susanna Sarkki

Gerente de vendas

Susanna has an MBA in International Business and her career background is in marketing and sales. She has worked in the sports, technology and food industry. At algrano, Susanna is responsible for sales and marketing in the Nordic countries.

Best coffee? Cappuccino with Oat milk

Tom Booth

Sales manager

Tom has over 10 years experience in the UK coffee industry before joining Algrano in 2019. From cafe operations to training and heading up a sales team for a leading coffee roaster. Tom is our UK Sales Director, responsible for managing the Algrano platform for all roasters in the UK.

Best coffee? In the morning a flat white and in the afternoon a Chemex with a fresh and funky natural.

Megi Jaupi

Data analyst

While finishing her Master degree in Quantitative Finance, Megi uses financial knowledge to ask business relevant questions and answers them with meaningful analyses based on the platform’s data.

Best coffee? An espresso, at some local coffee shop in northern Italy

Fabio Kuhn

Desenvolvedor de Software

Fabio é um talentoso desenvolvedor de software de Basileia que decidiu se estabelecer em Samaipata, no alto das montanhas da Bolívia. Fabio se juntou a algrano no final de 2014, de seu “Outpost” boliviano ele tem sido responsável pelo desenvolvimento da plataforma desde então.

Best coffee? A single origin coffee best as a filter brew in a nice coffee shop where it's freshly roasted.

Zmago Devetak

Platform engineer

Curious, kind and funny, and with a background in Economics and Informatics, Zmago builds new features for the algrano platform.

Best coffee? Filter coffee. Preferably at home, early in the morning.

Laura Gonzalez

Service designer

Laura comes from Medellín in Colombia. As a service designer, she is improving the algrano experience for coffee roasters and coffee producers around the world.

Best coffee? Filter coffee. Exploring new places! Going around the city, searching for new coffee shops and tasting different origins.

Piotr Klosinski

Platform engineer

Self-taught software engineer, with a curiosity for all things web and pragmatic approach to creating software. Responsible for helping create the best technical solutions at algrano.

Best coffee? I'm only about to discover a true taste of coffee that's nothing like the commercially sold ones. As of now, quality mate blend serves me best.

Davide Iaquinta

Gerente de vendas

Davide é formado em Economia nos Países Baixos e trabalhou na Microsoft em vendas por dois anos. Como italiano, ele tem uma paixão inata pelo café. Davide é responsável pelas vendas e marketing nos países DACH e Itália em algrano.

Best coffee? An espresso in Naples.

Richard Bliault

Trade and Relationship Development

Richard has worked for International Traders at the origin in East Africa and at destination in Europe after studying International Rural Development in the UK. The contact for Mid and Large-sized roasters and anyone looking to explore how algrano can diversify their sourcing.

Best coffee? The first one in the morning before heading into the field.

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